Are you Planning for a mini-ITX based setup? Here is the perfect match for you released by Zotac. Because of Maxwell low power consumption and heat has a revolutionary improvement, so even this high-performance GTX 970 graphics card has made its entry on a small PCB of only 17cm. Earlier we have seen Gigabyte GV-N970IXOC-4GD graphics charm. Zotac has revealed this card at CES 2015.
Zotac GeForce GTX 970 mini Version: 17cm in length, single 6-pin interface
Of course, compared with the Gigabyte product which is already available in the market, this mini version of ZOTAC GTX 970 graphics card is still in the demonstration phase, the specific details of the model and frequency settings, etc. Are yet to be announced. From the available information we come to know that, this card length is 6.8 inches (equivalent to 17.3cm), roughly the same as the Mini-ITX motherboard width, thickness is a dual slot.
Also with the GIGABYTE GV-N970IXOC-4GD card uses a different approach 8-pin power connector, this mini version of ZOTAC GTX 970 graphics card with a single 6pin interface, according to the GTX 970 graphics card TDP of 145W of view, this design just to meet demand, according to our information it will use the public version frequencies.
From the current situation, there have been at least three manufacturers with a mini version of the GTX 970 graphics card, including GIGABYTE GV-N970IXOC-4GD and ASUS GTX970-DCMOC-4GD5 and now we have one from Zotac side.